Mary Wayne Marsh
|Born||Nov 9, 1894|
Madrid, New Mexico Territory
|Died||Feb 13, 1968|
Hermosa Beach, CA
|Age||Died at 73|
|Final Resting PlacePacific Crest Cemetery|
|Top Roles||Tommy's Mother, Muley's Wife, Dark Cloaked Woman at Fort Guarding Deranged Woman, Leah, Malibu Party Guest|
|Top Genres||Drama, Silent Films, Romance, Comedy, Western, Short Films|
|Top Topics||Book-Based, Romance (Drama), True Story (based on)|
|Top Collaborators||John Ford (Director), Darryl F. Zanuck (Producer), D.W. Griffith (Director), William Perlberg (Producer)|
|Shares birthday with||Marie Dressler, Hedy Lamarr, Dorothy Dandridge see more..|
Mae Marsh Overview:
Legendary actress, Mae Marsh, was born Mary Wayne Marsh on Nov 9, 1894 in Madrid, New Mexico Territory. Marsh died at the age of 73 on Feb 13, 1968 in Hermosa Beach, CA and was laid to rest in Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach, CA.
MINI BIO:Round-faced, auburn-haired American star with Irish coloring - she would have been perfect for an early Technicolor test - Mae Marsh was one of the foremost actresses of the early silent era (particularly in films by D.W. Griffith), mostly in deglamorized or anguished roles. Retired in 1926 to start a family, but came back in 1931 to play off-and-on character roles in the cinema (frequently for director John Ford) for the rest of her life. Died from a heart attack. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Marsh was never nominated for an Academy Award.
Silent Film Actress: .By Dawn on Oct 5, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks
, a film actress who's career spanned over 50 years. After Marsh returned from retirement to perform in "talkies", she played character roles for the next several decades. Marsh performed in one of my favorite films, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1932) . She became a favorite of director Jo... Read full article
“Hoodoo Ann” (1916)By Silentfilmfanatic on Oct 4, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks
“Hoodoo Ann” (1916) is a silent drama starring , Robert Harron, and William H. Brown. Directed by Lloyd Ingraham and written by D.W. Griffith, this film is about an orphan girl that is shunned by the other children in the orphanage because they believe she brings bad luck. Th... Read full article
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Mae Marsh Quotes:
The Mountain Girl: But touch my skirt and I'll scratch your eyes out!
Hoodoo Ann: Do you really mean it? Am I really going to ride in a Ford?
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